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More than just a nurse

Marianne Kurash wears many “hats” at MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center.
She’s a cardiac rehab nurse, the employee health nurse, and an educator — teaching advanced cardiac classes to her fellow employees.

Council makes it official: Prichard to be new city attorney

When the New Hampton City Council next meets on Sept. 7, something — or shall we say, someone — is going to be missing.

Farmers hoping for good ‘ending’

Ask ISU Extension Agronomist Terry Basol the keys to getting through what has been an extremely difficult growing season for area farmers, and his answer is twofold.

TRIBE Trail to take a break with fundraising

Fundraising for Phase III of the TRIBE Trail is being put on hold, but that doesn’t mean the proponents of the trail that will eventually connect Mikkelson Park and New Hampton’s west-side Industrial Park are giving up, either.

TRIBE Trail to take a break with fundraising

Fundraising for Phase III of the TRIBE Trail is being put on hold, but that doesn’t mean the proponents of the trail that will eventually connect Mikkelson Park and New Hampton’s west-side Industrial Park are giving up, either.

Drought takes turn for better

Well, that extreme drought didn’t last long … at least in Chickasaw County.

Celebrating 50!

We’re not sure which quote sums up TriMark’s big party held this past Friday to celebrate the New Hampton manufacturer’s 50th birthday.

Going outside of the box

The need for workers, the lack of housing and a desperate shortage of daycare slots are the three biggest challenges facing New Hampton in 2021.
And in a sense, they are intertwined.

County scrambles for attorney

The Chickasaw County Attorney’s Office will lose both of its lawyers next month, leaving county officials scrambling to fill the two vacancies.

Libraries just want to ‘have fun’ this summer

Summer is in full color at libraries around Chickasaw County as summer reading programs kick off, some this month, some next month, for children and families.

King, queen to lead Frederika’s big celebration

While many town celebrations have grand marshals, Frederika does things a little differently. It has a king and a queen to represent its town and lead the annual parade.

City gets housing shot in the arm

New Hampton could see the construction of a dozen new homes soon and the city’s lone day-care center may also benefit from the new housing development after the City Council approved the preliminary plat for the “Croell’s Fourth Addition” during l

Thank you, God!

It did not rain on Nashua’s Water Over the Dam Days Parade Saturday morning, or at least, for the most part, it didn’t.

Carnegie ready to show off beer

 
It’s definitely one of the most unique exhibits in the history of the Carnegie Cultural Center, and one could say “Cheers to Craft Beer” is going to go “interactive” this Sunday, June 13.

Grand marshals for AV Day are the Friedrichs

Rod Friedrich is kind of partial to northeast Iowa — Alta Vista in particular — and a few weeks ago he found out Alta Vista is pretty fond of him too.

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